Crab Imperial

16 oz  All Natural Jumbo, Lump or Backfin crabmeat
1 egg
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tbs chopped pimiento
1 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp dry sherry
Old Bay to taste (1/2 to 1 tsp)
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp mayonnaise per shell
paprika, for sprinkling
Flake crabmeat. Remove any shell pieces. Mix eggs, mayonnaise, pimiento, Worcestershire sauce, sherry and salt together until well blended. Put crabmeat in large bowl and sprinkle with Old Bay. Add egg mixture to crabmeat and mix gently. Spoon mixture into 4 individual shells. Spread 1/2 tsp mayonnaise over the top of each shell and sprinkle with paprika. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 400oF for 20 minutes or until hot and bubbling.

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